You may be familiar with the Royal Mineral Water Hospital building at the end of Old Bond Street in the city of Bath. John Wood’s iconic building stood through nearly 280 years of continuous operation as a hospital. Founded as a hospital for the poor, one of the first of its kind, it was in many ways a precursor of the National Health Service (NHS).
Learn more about the hospital and how we recreated it virtually.
THE HOARE FAMILY
Good Henry’s dream for a voluntary hospital in Bath became a reality with the support and expertise of his banking successors. But just who were the Hoare family?
THE 1740s HOSPITAL
Explore the rooms of Bath’s historic hospital recreated as a 3D virtual tour. Learn about hospital life in the 18th century and how we brought it back to life.
THE HOSPITAL IN 2019
After two hundred and seventy-seven years of treating patients, the Royal Mineral Hospital finally closed its doors. Take a tour through the hospital just before its closure in 2019.